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CURRICULUM - Clinically rich, case-based, self-assessment CPD modules to help you prepare for revalidation. Click on the scrolling icons or select a module from the drop down menu to test your knowledge
ESSENTIALS - back-to-basics, full text articles, by clinical topic from our Primary Care Essentials series
PRESCRIBING NURSE - written for the nurse prescriber or those with an interest in prescribing and the medical management of clinical conditions
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GUIDELINES IN A NUTSHELL - Brief summaries of essential clinical and practice guidelines
Drug interactions: Important considerations for nurse prescribersThe more different drugs a patient takes, the more likely it is that they will experience interactions. While most are relatively mild, others can be potentially harmful or even fatal
Heavy menstrual bleeding: assessment and management. NICE NG88, March 2018This guideline covers assessing and managing heavy menstrual bleeding (menorrhagia). It aims to help healthcare professionals investigate the cause of heavy periods that are affecting a woman’s quality of life and to offer the right treatments, taking into account the woman’s priorities and preferences, and to ensure that any intervention aims to improve the woman’s quality of life, rather than focusing on blood loss.
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ECG acquisition and interpretation in primary care
The ECG is a widely used diagnostic tool with a broad spectrum of clinical applications in cardiovascular disease, and for many general practice nurses, performing an ECG has become an expected part of their daily workload. In the first of a series, Dr Ravi Assomull and Dr Sayan Sen provide a guide to the infrastructure needed for providing ECGs in primary care, a 10-step system for interpreting ECGs, a sample ECG report and a test. Key learning points include training and support needed, indications for ECG acquisition and tips for providing a safe service.
12 April 2018Vol 48 • Number 4
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